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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, june 1st, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." we are imposing dollar for dollar tariffs for every dollar levied against canadians by the u.s. >> president trump hits the u.s. allies with stiff tariffs. now they vow to retaliate. it could decide the fate of the nuclear summit. the special message that is being hand delivered to president trump. and the horrific discovery.
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bodies found in a massachusetts home, and a woman who says she was held hostage and tortured. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. i'm brook silva-braga in for anne-marie green. some of america's closest all lies are retaliating following president trump's imposition of steep tariffs on steel and aluminum. the tariffs, 45% on steel and 10% of aluminum imposed on mexico, canada, and the european union took effect this morning. >> canada, the largest supplier to the u.s. is imposing tariffs on nearly $13 billion of imports to the u.s. they're putting tariffs on farm products and taxing states of some key public politicians. the president of france,
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emmanuel macron, called the u.s. decision illegal. in the u.s., some republican lawmakers are critical. nebraska senator ben sasse said in a statement, this is dumb. europe, canada, and mexico are not china, and you don't treat a al lies the same way you treat opponents. president had initially imposed the tariffs in march but granted a temporary exemption to mexico, eu, and canada. it ran out at midnight. commerce secretary wilbur ross insisted this is not a trade war. >> it's been under discussion for a very long time and it's a very small percentage of the respective economy. >> reporter: american makers of steel and aluminum will get a boost. the president trump said the days of the u.s. getting taken advantage of are over. for some this message is a tough pill to swallow. >> we have to believe at some point common sense will prevail.
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but we see no sign of that in this action today by the u.s. administration. >> and today secretary of commerce ross leaves for beijing for talks aimed at preventing a trade war with china. this morning another round of senior level talks were held between north and south korea, part of an effort to get the north to give up its nuclear weapons. today a top leader kim jong-un will make a rare visit to washington to hand deliver a letter from kim to president trump. laura podesta is here in new york with those details. good morning, laura. >> good morning, brook. yes, for the first time in 18 years, a senior north korean official will be at the white house. the letter he's delivering to president trump is a reciprocal message similar to the one sent to kim last month. >> i look forward to seeing what's in the letter. it's very important to them. >> reporter: a senior north korean official will hand deliver a letter from kim
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jong-un to president trump at the white house today. kim yong chol, north korea's 72-year-old spy chief, has spent the past two days with secretary of state mike pompeo in new york. they've been trying to get the june 12th nuclear summit back on track. >> our two countries face a pivotal moment in which it would be nothing short of tragic to let this opportunity go to waste. >> besides being a progress toward the summit, a white house visit will be a propaganda win for north korea. the last such meeting was in 2000 during the clinton presidency. president trump seemed optimistic. >> hopefully we'll have a meeting on the 12th that's going along very well, but i want it to be meaningful. it doesn't mean it gets done in one meeting. maybe you have to have a second or third. maybe we'll have none. >> meanwhile tensions between north and south korea continue to tlau. the countries resumed senior level talks in a border village. it discussed how to provide a positive environment for the summit. pompeo said among the sticking
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points holding up the summit is how willing and serious north korea is on complete denuclearization. brook? >> june 12th coming up fast. laura podesta, thanks. >> in springfield, massachusetts, police are searching a house where three bodies have been discovered. the home where stewart wheldon lives. he was followed in a car chase. a woman claims wheldon held her captive for a month, sexually assaulted and bead her with a hammer. weldon is being held on $100,000 in connection with that case. he's not been charged in connection with the bodies. >> he would wear a hood and it would be all tied up where you could only see his face. >> strange looking, very quiet, kept to himself. looked like an angry man. >> the identities of the bodies are yet to be determined. in tennessee, the man accused of killing a sheriff's deputy remains on the run.
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rewards totalling $40,000 are available leading to the arrest of steven wiggins. ika castro-miles is already under shs e wath him. baker's body was taken to a funeral home. baker was gunned down wednesday while responding to a call about a suspicious car. on hawaii, residents of the leilani estates, one of the neighborhoods hard hit by the lava from the kilauea volcano, have been ordered to evacuate. they face arrest if they fail to comply with the evacuation. it shows no signs of calming down. >> reporter: this is the most active fissure, at times spewing lava from the kilauea volcano, at times as high as 250 feet in the air. while the site is spectacular, the threat is serious. the geological survey says the 2,350-degree lava is moving fast enough to cover six football
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fields in an hour. >> this is a neighborhood and people have lost homes. >> reporter: at least 77 have been destroyed so far and more are at risk. steven neil and his family were hoping to stick it out in their home in hoe powe ho beach lots, but it was too dangerous. >> lights flashing, sirens on, and saying everybody evacuate, the lava is going to be at four corners in four to six hours, coming down the highway 132 really fast. >> reporter: workers are trying to clear a new evacuation route. lava has already overrun highway 132. that leaves people in about 500 homes and vacation rentals with just one exit. if the lava flows across highway 137, there would be no way out. >> we want those people to leave. we don't want to have first responders or national guard or
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marines marines in helicopters risking their lives. >> reporter: it's not clear how many people still remain in evacuation zones. danielle nottingham, cbs news. president trump says he's considering granting pardons to two celebrities connected to his former show, "the apprentice." they're ex-illinois governor rod blagojevich, convicted for selling his seat and of corruption, and martha stewart, who was convicted for lying about a stock trade. he granted his fifth pardon to filmmaker dinesh d'souza. late night show host samantha bee apologized for using vulgar words about ivanka trump. bee tweeted, i would like to apologize to ivanka trump and my viewers.
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it was inappropriate and inexcusable. i crossed the line and i deeply regret it. bee used the vulgarity as she urged ivanka to talk to her father about immigration policies that separated children from their families. the white house called the language vile and vicious. at least two companies have dropped their ads from bee's show. coming up on the "morning news," letter perfect, the word that helped a texas teen reach victory at the national spelling bijou and a sign from the jersey shore makes a very long distance trip. this is the "cbs morning news." but my pain is real. fibromyalgia is thought to be caused by overactive nerves. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. i'm glad my doctor prescribed lyrica. for some, lyrica delivers effective relief from fibromyalgia pain, and improves function. lyrica may cause serious allergic reactions, suicidal thoughts or actions.
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to win the scripps national spelling bee. his name is karthik neummani. he's from the dallas suburb of mckinney, texas. actually all three are from the dallas area. the word he won on, koinonia, it means christian fellowship or communion. and ahead on "cbs this morning," we'll talk to the new champ and hear what karthik has to say, how is he studying. a sign swept away turns up thousands of miles away, and a record settle money in a clergy case. >> clergy of sexual abuse settled for $210 million. that settlement with 450 victims is part of the archdiocese's plan for bankruptcy reorganizati reorganization. it will be the largest settlement ever for a sex abuse case involving an arch diocese. it still requires approval from a bankruptcy judge.
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"usa today" roerts eports oi advised forecast for hurricanes. and colleges are now calling for 14 named storms. six of those are forecast to become hurricanes. that's a decrease from what they projected in april. they say seawater in the eastern atlantic is unusually cold for this time of year, and that means less fuel for hurricanes to form. and "the new york times" reports a sign that washed away in the aftermath of hurricane sandy was discovered on a beach in france. the real estate company sign disappeared from a waterfront property in brielle, new jersey, after sandy hit in 2012. a 64-year-old man found the sign while walking on a beach near bordeaux, france, last month. it had traveled the entire width of the atlantic ocean whebriells
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nba finals last night. in the closing second, j.r. smith grabbed that rebound as you saw but didn't put up another shot. that confused everyone. frustrated lebron james. many thought he was already leading. smith claims he later knew the game was tied but in time the golden state warriors went on to win, 124 to 114. on the "cbs moneywatch," the markets react to the big tariffs decision from the white house. diane king hall has that and more. good morning, diane. >> good morning, brook. fresh fears over a global trade war sent stocks tumbling. companies that make household items took the biggest hits. products like orange juice and pea nut butter may be hit with the european tariffs. the dow slumped nearly 250 points, the s&p 500 finished 18 points lower, and the nasdaq lost 20 points. attention walmart shoppers.
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>>re's here's another look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ i need a hero players from an iowa football team are being hailed as heroes after rescuing a couple from an overturned car. the team was heading home on tuesday after winning a tournament. and what good luck. they just come across this
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zenl accident scene in oregon. as you can see, they quickly jumped into action. the boys first pulled a man out of the vehicle, but a woman was stuck in her seatbelt. you can see the knife there. the players cut the belt with that knife, eventually raised the car, and got the woman out as well. well done. california is the first state to sell digital license plates. they're available through a handful of auto dealerships. the smart plates can do a lot, but there's a cost to that convenience as chris martinez tells us. >> it goes with the color of the truck and everything, so i went with it. >> reporter: auto enthusiast tommy rezai was one of the first testers of the r-plate, a plate introduced into the tech world. >> i thought i'd give it a shot. it's cool. >> reporter: beyond the cool factor, neville boston says his invention can claim certain messages like if the car is stolen or share details of an amber alert. and no more trips to the dmv.
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>> simplifying registration. that's what we were looking to do, simplify the registration process. >> reporter: companies with large fleets may be willing to pay for the convenience. the device costs nearly $700 with a $7 monthly fee. some are testing the plates on some of its vehicle. >> the state owns the number. you own the plate. >> reporter: boston says the company has lralready presold 10,000 plates in california under a two-year pilot program. right now it's also legal in florida, texas, and arizona, with more states on the horizon. >> we're going to have a pilot in nevada and pennsylvania and maryland. >> drivers are alerted if someone tries to steal the two-pound device. a built-in gps keeps tabs on its location. through an app, users can add their own dmv-approved backgrounds or add customizat n customization.
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but for drivers like rezai, it's one more way of customizing his ride and standing out. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. coming up later on "cbs this morning," former new york city mayor michael bloomberg joins us at the table to announce a major new initiative to fight climate change. i'm brook silva-braga. this is the "cbs morning news." new climate change. i'm brook silva-braga. this is the "cbs morning news." any object. any surface. if you've got a life you gotta swiffer
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our top stories this morning, america's closest allies are retaliating after the u.s. imposed stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from europe, canada, and mexico. the tariffs take effect today. canadian prime minister justin trudeau called the tariffs totally unacceptable. president trump says the days of unfair trade deals are over. and today a top north korean official will hand deliver a letter from leader kim jong-un to president trump at the white house. it's the first time in 18 years a senior north korean official will visit the white house.
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secretary of state mike pompeo is reporting good progress in efforts to revive the summit between kim jong-un and president trump. and massachusetts police are searching a house where three bodies were found. they pulled over stewart weldon over after a car chase. police say the woman with weldon in the car say he held her captive and tortured her. we weldon has been charged in that case but not charged in connection with the bodies. there was a touching tribute to a fallen american hero. photos show his newborn baby surrounded by those he served with. jeff glor has their story. >> reporter: while working overseas, chris harris received the best news, a special handmade onesie that said, "chris, you're going to be a dad."
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e we later the father-to-be was killed when a suicide bomber attacked his convoy. since he would. be with his daughter in person for the many milestones in her life, chris's wife turned to what chris referred to as his extended family, his army brothers. >> we're going to see what kind of baby he's going to have. >> reporter: she sent to them in afghanistan confetti for the family to take part in the gender reveal. >> three, two, one. >> it was a girl. chris harris's family seems as excited as any parent would be. named after her dad, christian michelle harris was born in march, the same day chris's brothers returned from their tour of duty, and the brothers saw for themselves when they were included in a photo shoot with the baby. in one stunning image, they form a circle with their palms in the center, christian looking up. they cradle her just as their brother would. in this picture, christian wears another onesie, "my daddy, my hero." jeff glor, cbs news, new york.
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coming up on "cbs this morning" former new york may your michael bloomberg joins us at the table to announce a major new initiative to fight climate change. and how a georgia couple had their 15-year-old taken away by authorities after they let him smoke marijuana to ease his seizures. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. i'm brook silva-braga. have a great day and a great weekend. -- captions by vitac -- captions by vitac --
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it's friday, june 1st. i'm michelle griego. good morning.
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it's friday, june 1st. you're taking a look at the city there. this is our exclusive kpix 5 tower cam from the "salesforce tower." thanks for joining us. i'm anne makovec in for kenny. >> i'm michelle griego. we are decked out in blue and gold because of the warriors! >> we are going to have a look back at that fun game coming up. >> it was a late-night but it was worth it. definitely worth it. it's friday, so it's okay. we are going to be having a comfortable day out there. so yesterday cool and windy, but that won't the case today. our weather pattern is changing. so warmer. we are going to see our temperatures rise to above average conditions and then mid-90s for inland spots this weekend. so that's going to be a hot one for saturday and sunday. next week our temperatures will be dropping down to normal conditions. good morning, neda. we start off with some roadwork along oakland 880 southbound between 23rd


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